School Details

Dolbeare Elementary School

340 Lowell St, Wakefield, MA 01880
(781) 246-6480
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-4 & ungraded 449 students 15 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

55%
62%
57%
69%
73%
67%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Wakefield School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
71%
53%
57%
61%
52%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Wakefield School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Dolbeare Elementary School is a public elementary school in Wakefield. The principal of Dolbeare Elementary School is Phyllis Dubina. 449 students attend Dolbeare Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 9% of the 449 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Dolbeare Elementary School is 15:1. Walton Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 89% 91%
Hispanic 6% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Multiracial 2% 1%
Asian 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.9% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 9% 11%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    great school great teachers

  • (7 years ago)

    By far the best elementary school in Wakefield

  • (7 years ago)

    Best elementary school in Wakefield. Great teachers staff great MCAS scores and best sense of family / community.

  • (7 years ago)

    This is a wonderful school. The entire staff is very dedicated. The school is small enough that it has the feel of a family. They have the resources to teach the children above and beyond. They also have a program that encourages good manners & kindness. much needed in todays world.

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